Christmas is not just a season; it’s a magical experience for children, and what better way to enhance the festive spirit than with the best kids’ Christmas movies on Netflix?
These films go beyond mere entertainment; they impart valuable lessons, create lasting memories, and bring families closer together during the holiday season. Dive into the magic of the season with our curated list of the 12 Best Kids Christmas Movies on Netflix.
This is a musical adaption of Charles Dickens’s cult Christmas story. The story revolves around Ebenezer Scrooge refuses charity, adds debt to a struggling toy shop owner, and mistreats his underpaid clerk Bob Cratchit.
Guided by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, he witnesses his life choices. He sees his youthful love, lost opportunities, and Tiny Tim’s tragic fate. Realizing the need for change, Scrooge transforms overnight.
He shows kindness, generosity, and mends relationships, ensuring Tiny Tim gets medical help. The once miserly man now embraces the spirit of Christmas, spreading joy and making amends.
2. A Boy Called Christmas
Nikolas, an ordinary boy befriends a talking mouse, Miika and a reindeer and set out on a journey to find his father. Along the way, Nikolas discovers Elfhelm, a hidden town only visible to believers.
In the journey he faces challenges, meets elves, and overcomes adversity with the help of newfound friends. Ultimately, Nikolas brings joy to Elfhelm, unites with his father, and becomes the bearer of gifts for children, embodying the spirit of Santa Claus.
3. Boss Baby: Christmas Bonus
In this Christmas special, Boss Baby’s Christmas Eve takes an adventurous turn when he accidentally swaps places with one of Santa’s elves and gets stranded at the North Pole in Santa Claus’ toy shop.
4. The Christmas Chronicles
In Lowell, Massachusetts, widowed mother Claire faces challenges as her son Teddy loses Christmas spirit and gets involved in theft. On Christmas Eve, after a strange encounter, Teddy and his younger sister Kate find themselves on an unexpected adventure with Santa.
They help Santa recover his lost items and save Christmas. Despite the obstacles, the kids, with Santa’s magic, manage to bring back the Christmas spirit.
5. Angela's Christmas
The movie is set in Ireland in 1914. This is a funny and heartwarming story is about Angela who crafts a heartwarming Christmas wish following a visit to church with her family, embodying the spirit of generosity
6. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Jeronicus Jangle, a toymaker, faces financial ruin after his apprentice Gustafson steals his inventions. He loses his creativity and moves away from his daughter.
30 years later Jessica’s daughter, Journey proves Jeronicus’ innocence and helps mend his relationship with Jessica. The family, joined by Ms. Johnston, stands united against Gustafson. The story ends with an older Journey sharing their success with her grandchildren.
7. The Claus Family
Jules finds out his grandpa Noël is Santa Claus. When Noël gets sick, Jules helps deliver Christmas gifts. But Jules doesn’t like Christmas because his dad passed away on Christmas Eve. It gets even harder when he learns that in their family when Santa Claus dies, the oldest son has to become the new Santa Claus.
8. Alien Xmas
A young elf confuses a small alien for a Christmas present, unaware that her new toy harbors intentions to eliminate Earth’s gravity and steal all the holiday gifts.
In the icy town of Smeerensburg, a small act of kindness sets off a chain reaction. The new postman, Jesper, forms a friendship with toymaker Klaus, leading to a heartwarming exchange of gifts. Their gestures thaw a long-standing feud, bringing a sleigh full of holiday traditions to the community.
10. The Princess Switch
Stacy, a baker, meets Lady Margaret a week before Christmas and realizes they look exactly alike. They decide to switch lives for personal reasons.
While Stacy develops feelings for Prince Edward, Margaret discovers the happiness of a regular life with Kevin. The switch is revealed during a competition, bringing unexpected changes for everyone.
11. Christmas On Mistletoe Farm
A widowed dad, Matt Cunningham, inherits a farm at Christmas. With his five kids, he moves to the village and tries to get used to the bumpy farm life. His kids even plan to make the farm their permanent home.
12. David And The Elves
When David moves from the Tatra Mountains to Warsaw with his busy parents, he befriends a runaway elf, Albert. He seeks David’s help to regain Christmas power. Despite Albert’s belief that people adore him, reality surprises him.
Together, they embark on a journey to David’s grandparents’ house. Meanwhile, Santa, Mrs. Claus, and David’s parents search to save them during the Christmas season.
With this handpicked selection, your family is in for a treat this Christmas season. From timeless classics to modern gems, these movies on Netflix guarantee joy, laughter, and unforgettable moments. So, grab the popcorn, gather around, and let the festive movie marathon begin!